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The clinical epidemiology of atrial fibrillation in a population cohort and methods to identify those at risk of atrial fibrillation

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Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common arrhythmia and remains an important cause of cardiovascular morbidity worldwide. The aim of this research is to examine the prevalence of AF alongside its predictors and associated risk factors, oral anticoagulation in AF, the association of AF with valvular heart disease (VHD) and the potential role of BNP as a biomarker for AF in a contemporary, population-based cohort.

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MSc by Research
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Masters
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University of Oxford
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2019-11-12

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